servicesTo perform the rite of baptism, she placed herself with her face towards the west, and immediately began to go through certain ceremonies... servicesAnd if the principle and practice of pagan Rome are to be pronounced as idolatrous, I see not why the very same principle and practice in papal
SightholderIs my holy hill Zion a desolate rock? For ye shall be as the fledglings of a bird, which fly away when the nest is removed.%u2019 And again saith the prophet: %u2018I will go before thee and make level the mountains, and will break the brazen gates, and bruise in pieces the iron bars; and
roughIt is not merely holy, it is especially pervaded by the divine essence rough%u201CThe public calendars, preserved to this day, continued to note the pagan festivals, side by side with the feasts of the Saviour and his apostles roughLong before the time of Christ the Oriental religions had devel
aspiration!It is the beginning of a new life aspiration!%u2018Is it not because you consider yourselves dirtier than any filth?%u2019 And Theophylactus writes in a similar strain aspiration!It is the story of the struggle between right and wrong; the record of God%u2019s dealing with men aspiration!
SalesThe author or first representative of this baptized heathenism, according to the uniform testimony of Christian antiquity, is Simon Magus, who unquestionably adulterated Christianity with pagan ideas and practices, and gave himself out, in pantheistic style, for an emanation of God SalesThis sy
styleBut the pope did not import them on his own account; they had already been transferred into the ecclesiastical structure, and he only accepted and perhaps took advantage of the fact styleBy analyzing it the reader will see how much that is extra-scriptural, and anti-scriptural, was associated w
ReachesWe need not complain of Leo, and other Christian doctors, if they shrank, as I think they did, from rushing again into polemics with the remnant of the philosophers, whose day, they might think, was sure to close at no distant date ReachesThe work of corrupting Christianity went forward syste
readyKillen declares these Fathers to be untrustworthy and incompetent interpreters of the Bible ready%u201CFrom Greece the custom came, for Greece esteems readyIn this way the god%u2019s symbol was kept perpetually deluged with water, while the crowds who passed in and out lingered for a time close